2019 ACLU Summer Advocacy Program

Summer Advocacy Program
Saturday, July 20 – Friday, July 26, 2019 in Washington DC

The ACLU Advocacy Institute’s Summer Advocacy Program will bring together a diverse group of high school students (ages 15-18) from across the United States to participate in a week-long, firsthand learning experience for the next generation of social justice advocates.

Application Process

1. Submit a completed online application
2. Submit a letter of recommendation

Priority Decision applications are due by March 3. Regular Decision: April 7, 2019

A tuition fee of $2,500 per student covers all experiential learning activities, lodging, off-campus social events, and student meals. Transportation costs are not included in this program’s tuition.

Financial Aid is available (full and partial scholarships). Students must apply for Financial Aid at the same time as the Program Application. Financial aid awards are based on need.

High school-aged students who are 15-18* years old are welcome to apply. *High school graduates are eligible to apply for the Advanced Advocacy Program.



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